New homes go on display as part of a builders' promotion in outlying neighborhoods of Birmingham, Alabama. Kinescope of a locally aired television program. favoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews ) Topics: Birmingham, Alabama, Houses and homes: Building, Houses and homes: Sales
New homes go on display as part of a builders' promotion in outlying neighborhoods of Birmingham, Alabama. Kinescope of a locally aired television program. favoritefavoritefavorite ( 3 reviews ) Topics: Birmingham, Alabama, Houses and homes: Building, Houses and homes: Sales
Home movie showing teenage women (ca. 1920s), child (toddler) in yard, on sidewalk, in park, attended by domestic servants, wearing a Kellogg's Corn Flakes box as a toy hat, man golfing Topics: children, teenagers, servants, homes, Kellogg's Corn Flakes, golf, wealth
Home movie with scenes in backyard and front of house, including picnic table and woman playing accordion, ca. 1950s. Topics: home movies, houses, homes, backyards, families, leisure, recreation, music, accordion
8mm home movie showing a bride on the snowy streets of (probably) Detroit; family scenes inside a house, ca. 1950s Topics: home movies, brides, weddings, Detroit, families, houses and homes, interiors, children
16mm film that appears to be an amateur film that may have been originally produced with soundtrack, now lacking. One segment is entitled The Phantom Dinner. Likely produced sometime in the 1930s. Topics: home movies, amateur film, Motion pictures (Special effects), families, birds, homes, leisure,...
Rough scan from 16mm containing scenes shot during so-called slum clearance and construction of the Captain Wendell O. Pruitt Homes, part of what would become the Pruitt-Igoe projects, St. Louis, Missouri, around 1953. Topics: Missouri, St. Louis, Public housing, Housing projects, Pruitt (Captain W.O.) Homes, Pruitt-Igoe...
On the importance of specifying long-life cast-iron soil pipes when you build your new home. favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 3 reviews ) Topics: Infrastructure: Construction, Houses and homes, Gender roles
Home movie. Includes visit to Niagara Falls, family and home scenes, and a birthday party for a toddler. Shot approx. mid-1950s. favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Home movies, Niagara Falls, Roadtrips, Homes, Birthday parties, Children
Home movies presumably shot by a Detroit, Michigan family, approx, late 1940s or early 1950s. Includes family and home scenes, members of a wedding party and guests on the sidewalk, two men on local automobile trips, two men putting flowers on a gravestone in a cemetery, family getting into a car for a trip, zoo scenes, and backyard scenes. favoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Home movies, Detroit, Families, Homes, Weddings, Automobiles, Roadtrips, Men, Cemeteries, Flowers,...
Tribute to the mortgage banking industry and its role in building America's housing and industrial infrastructure. favoritefavoritefavorite ( 5 reviews ) Topics: Houses and homes, Finance, Infrastructure: Construction
Economic factors affecting postwar deflation; an appeal to the public to assist in retail price control; difficulties World War II veterans faced in locating jobs and housing. favoritefavoritefavorite ( 6 reviews ) Topics: World War II: Postwar issues, Houses and homes, Economics
The Colorizer system of paint matching and mixing, with a tribute to the role color consciousness plays in everyday life and modern design. favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 4 reviews ) Topics: Perception: Color, Design, Houses and homes: Paint
A fantasy of kitchen planning and modernization. With Augusta Roeland and Rege Cordic. Produced by Haford Kerbawy. favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 5 reviews ) Topics: Houses and homes: Kitchens, Occupations: Housework
The beauty and functionality of asbestos sidewalls. With a visit to Levittown, N.Y. and an interview with Norman Denny, vice president of materials for Levitt & Sons, builders. An excellent film on Fifties standardized building processes. favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 7 reviews ) Topics: Houses and homes, Minerals: Asbestos, Suburbia
byFord Motor Company, Tractor and Implement Division
Shows how Ford earthmoving equipment helps the builders of Levittown, Pennsylvania achieve great economies of scale. With excellent images of home and infrastructure building. favoritefavoritefavorite ( 5 reviews ) Topics: Suburbia, Levittown, Pa., Houses and homes
Promotes a new console television that folds into a piece of furniture so as to conceal the all-seeing picture tube. We have the picture, but not the soundtrack of this film. favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 5 reviews ) Topics: Media: Television, Furniture, Houses and homes: Interior decoration
Astonishing sitcom-style sponsored film encouraging increased consumption of electricity by an ever-increasing number of appliances. The plot pits a starry-eyed teenage girl against a geek whose main interests happen to be engineering and time study. favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 8 reviews ) Topics: Electricity, Gender roles, Houses and homes
Astonishing sitcom-style sponsored film encouraging increased consumption of electricity by an ever-increasing number of appliances. The plot pits a starry-eyed teenage girl against a geek whose main interests happen to be engineering and time study. favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 3 reviews ) Topics: Electricity, Gender roles, Houses and homes
Promotional film for Frigidaire dealers showing features of the new Imperial Line of refrigerators. favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 7 reviews ) Topics: Houses and homes: Kitchens: Refrigerators, Appliances: Sales, Advertising: In-house
A presentation of Stran-Steel Division, Great Lakes Steel Corporation favoritefavoritefavorite ( 3 reviews ) Topics: Motion Pictures: Sponsored, Consumerism, Metals: Steel, Houses and Homes: Buildings, World War II:...
Delightful musical made to promote color telephones as a decorator accessory in the home. favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 29 reviews ) Topics: Communication: Telephone, Consumerism, Houses and homes
General Motors 1961 Motorama film presenting new cars, appliances and futuristic ideas at their most banal. favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 21 reviews ) Topics: Futurism, Automobiles: Advertising, Houses and homes: Kitchens